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,I,.XL. SO. 12.
ITwo Counties in Missouri Ter
EAT. GBAIS, AH) FENCES BTJENED.
I'WWonial known to Htn Lost Her
We and Other Fatalities Apprehended
lmmenfte Damage Done in Oklahoma
-The Same Story from Portions of II
UdoU and Indiana A Dozen Farms
Swept Over Near Momenee Havoe in
Kansas Citv, Oct. 81. Lawyer Willard
I Bote, who has just arrived from the west-
n part of the state, reports terrible prai
w fires in Gray and Ford counties. For
I.:"--h- IV train, on which he was
Mi- I. ' .!Vialfl -ith rhn ntmftcf
' r i i.a 0f flame, with every
;i:id vmtilator down. From the
tarn could he seen burning farm build
up and stacks of hay and grain, and peo
I Paad stock fleeing before the flames.
Mti.t Have Been Loss or tire.
Mr. Unne savs there must have been a
rather f,f human lives and many head of
lost in the vicinity of Beaumont.
Miler county. Thousands of acres of
Fuzing I,,,,,! .cre burned OTer ihnrsday
a?tit, fences destroyed, and stock burned
.scattered in all directions. Inquiry at
local Sahia Fe office failed to gain any
B-wrniatK.n. although it was said there
i. a possible for such a state of affair
;t ami the local office know nothing
A Wonun Cremated.
Later details of the prairie nres say that
" ArBr,;a jfr! c Twining was
todcath in her house. The fire
ftroiuided the town of Argonia, and it
u.,rU --,orK to save the buildings on
'-oiHsk r s. A telegram from Guthrie,
JL rm',v"l late last night, says that
p '"le firp- liave swept over the entire
Ottawa: on r... ...-... ; i u. -a
counties, doing thousands of dollars
"'s. Hundreds of farmers have lost
Mir hay, grain and pasture, while a
J or n,ore Lave their homes destroyed.
nyLew settlers were caught on the
a and the'r wagons loaded with their
isfuold goods burned. No live were
ui a larKe amount of live stock per-
I)-"iCerous Situation in Oklahoma.
Tihkie, O. T., Oct. Sl.-Fear. areex-
here for the safety of the farmers
"ougoo'jt the territory owing to the
IWt fires' A hi6h prevailed
rsuay and made the situation more
tithe ' !?'no of the farmers have
'itTn.kUt ,!,e gras growing in the vicin
;M,uvra 'toff for safety, but thie
hT l"b much in a high wind,
KttZ , ?'nilae burning grass will be
to barns and dwellings.
Deatrurtion in Illinois. .
Pray Ills- 0ct- SL-Destructive
of th Ure sweePin8 th country east
tlian l"y be,ween the Chicago and In
Frm8Lroad Rnd the Kankakee river.
Calel eL Duild--8 --d check the flame.
m "oluh wind abates the loss will
wormon.. The heaviest loser thus
tilcL uu iL-Lj OiVJi iLJj lj lJi J LfcL
AT TH E LO
Gents' Furnishings, Hats, Cap
! far f're the ChatTleld "brother past. rt
luon ence, who lost all their farm build
ing yesterday afternoon, including 4,000
bushels of pram and a large amount of
hay and implements. Their loss is
between (5,000 and (6,000. Farther east
and south the fire swept over a dozen
farms burning several hundred tons of
hay, but destroying no buildings of con
Deatroying Indiana Orchards.
Jeitersonville, Ind., Oct. 31. Forest
fires broke out Thursday evening near
New Providence, and are destroying thou
sands of dollars worth of orchards in the
fruit region. Another fire is raging in
the h nobs near Henryville, started by
picnickers. If the parties can be found
the people, who are worn out fighting the
flames threaten to lynch them.
Flaming Fields in North Dakota.
Masdax, X. D., Oct. 31. Word reached
this city yesterday that a fierce prairie
fire st arted Thursday night forty miles
nortlwest of here, and burned toward
the Missouri river, (ireat damage was
done in its course, but the fire was finally
put o it by rain.
Myate rions Flamea at Pittaburg Th. Lots
or the Beirne.
PlTrsnUKQ, Oct. 3L Late yesterday aft
ernoon a fire of mysterious origin was
discovered in a large unoccupied building
located at the corner of Twenty-seventh
and Kailroad streets.and owned by HusVey,
Binnt & Co. The flames spread rapidly,
and in less than an hour that building,
togetlerwith the planing mill and box
factory on the opposite side of the street,
ownex. by Alexander McClure. was totally
destroyed. The total loss is $56,UOO. in
jured for 3H,Wi0.
The Uurnine "t the Beirne.
Xev.' Okleass, Oct. 8L No additional
names have been reported of lives lost by
the burning of the Beirne. Sixteen is the
total and is now believed to be the com
plete list. Many of those .who were res
cued cr saved themselves were seriously
injure! by frfKing spars and timbers and
are lot ated in hospitals and private houses
Killed by His Own Car.
Mix SEAPOL16, Oct. 8L Charles Beards
ley, a motorman, met a frightful death
yes'terlay under the wheels of his own
car He was driving a car on ihe Lyn
daie Air Line and when near Franklyn
avenu.5 toe car "bucked," or ran backward
a few ieet, then started forward. Beards
ley wet thrown over the front of the car,
which ran over him.
Accidentally Shot While Hunting.
Ntv ADA, Mo., Oct 3U In Walker town
ship y.-sterday Joseph Fadden was shot
and probably fatally wounded by George
Anderion. The men were quail hunting
on opi osite sides of a hedge and Ander
son's ?un was accidentally dtschargeA
the Ick taking effect mladden's face.
1 wo Men Killed by Cave-In.
MAHnssviIXE, Va, Oct. SL-A cave-in
on the Koauoke and boutuern railroad
neartlis town last evening resulted in
the kil ling of two men and the se nous in
jury of three others.
ItOCK ISLAND, S ATU 3
QUAY GROWS INQUISITIV
He Wants to Know How a Kelt one
Bank Taper Got Away. I
Washington, Oct. 31. ComptrolflLa
cey yesterday received the f olio wi tele
gram from Senator Quay: j
I bee to be informed, at your carlie-innve-nience,
by whom and by whose aulljty or
permission a certificate of deposit fogf.RTT,
dated Nov. . lsstt, indorsed by John rdsley
and by me. which is among the pain: f the
Kevstone National hank, an instimtit n the
renstody of the United Stutes. was deiired to
the Democratic state committee to lihihoto
frraphed, lithopraphed and published (rough
out the state by the Democratic I', as is
now being done. j
Larey Ioepnt Know Howl
k Comptroller Lacey telegraph last
evening disclaiming any knowledfot the
origin of the order for the deliveijof the
Quay-Bardaley check to the Defxtratic
state committee. Mr. Lacey is eieavor
ing to ascertain how the Democrac state
committee secured the famous chjk.
BEAVER, l'a,, Oct. 8L Senatj Quay
said yesterday that suit would belrought
against The Beaver Star, a ne Demo
cratic paper of this place, wbjh pub
lished a fac simile of the Bards! certifi
cate. BREAKING A COMBINAT N.
Probability of a IHssolntion or olitical
Partnership in Louisian
New Op.leans, Oct. 31. It set is prob
able now that the combinatic i lietween
the Farmers' Alliance and ni i-lottery
wing of the Democratic party will fall
through. The combination w.i! made at
Tjifavette in Aucnst. when T. ! Adams.
president of the Alliance, was nominated
as the anti-lottery candidate for
ontbe understanding that tai
would vote solidly at the stutl
against the lottery.
Adams Aaked to Wlthilrl
Many of the anti-lottery Mllrs have
become convinced since then! that this
combination of farmers weak
of strengthened their case.
id an open
letter by leading opponents o
is now out calling on Mr. Ad
draw, as his candid icy will
flKht against the lottery.
promises to break the combi ration.
Sonthern Women for Fal Guides.
Salisbury, X. C, Oct 81. Mrs.
Charles Price of Salisbury! third vice
president of the board of lajy managers
of the World's fair, has just received a
letter from Mrs. Potter Palmer, highly
approving an idea originated by Mrs.
Price, of employing for guides at the fair,
a number of southern women who will
thus be given an opportunity of paying
their expenses during the exposition and
perhaps of earning a handsome sum.
Their duties will be to take people over
the exposition grounds and afro to act as
interpreters for those who da not speak
n Rntler Nat tA Vota This Ti
Lowell. Mass., Oct. SL-Cineral But-
ler's name for the first time,';it is said, is
not on the check lists at tie state eUc
tions. General Butler is reprted to have
said in conversation with a f fiend: "I am
not particular about voting! in this elec
tion. Governor Kussell to a bright young
man, and made a good goverior. Colonei
Allen is my fellow townsmanfand if I went
to the polls I should be inciinh
to vote for
him on that account.
Daily Argus. ;
1 AY, OCTOBER 31, 1S91.
Etc., must be disposed of at once.
Chicago. Oct. 30.
Board of trade quotations for to lav were
as follows: Wheat No. 8 October, opened Mc,
closed 4c; December, opened Voc, closed
Vlac: year, opened MHc, closed 93J4c Corn
No. 2 October, opened 66Sic closed KJ-ic; No
vember, opened fciJsc, closed 52c; year,
opened t'Ajc, closed iic Oats No. 2 Oc
tober, opened 30c, closed SSjc: December.
opened 2W4c. closed 2!4c: May. opened 3144a.
closed 31?c Pork December, opened J6.5fl,
closed H.25; January, opened $1L2U.
closed $10.j; May. opened K11.5S. closed
J rd November, opened Ji.0j, closed
stock Prices at the Union Sto k
ranged as follows: Hozs Market
rather active on packing and shipping ac
count; feeling firm; best heavy lots advance i
'ic, and other grades unchanged; sales ra tired
at Si.4iK&4.no pigs. tX5aKH.h liuht, t3.6.3.K
rough packing. $3.7i4J0 mixed, and S3.9U&
i.Li,'i heavy iac king and shipping lots.
Cat le .Market fairly active on local and
shipping account, and feeling steady; prices
anchanged; Quotations ranged at (MM
'Jti.25 prime to shipping steers, $4.3n&i.90
K)d to fancy do, $3.(VX4.0U common to
hir do. f.l.U)4sJ5 botchers' steers, $1.KK
M Blockers, 2.003.10 Texans J.aoai.ft)
iiigirs, $2.Jaa feeders, tl.&X5U cows.
t--t.7a bulls and f2.53i00 veal calves.
! Sheep Market fairly active, and prices
inchauged: quotations ranged at J-T.jOii4.7J
testerns, JJjOaS.lU natives, and 3.a.jj5.5U
; Produce: Butter Fancy separator, SlS-'Cc;
lairies, faucy, fresh, ZX&Stcz packing stocks,
resh. i:)(J,14c Eggs Loss off, Ssuc per dot
ive poultry Old chickens, Jc per lb: spring.
i : roosters, 6c; young turkeys, 9c: old,
racks, mixed, c: geese. t6.&JQ,.M per dux
otatoes Home grown, 4U!Uc per sack: Wi
Unsin and Mivhigan. common. 3⁣ fair to
lioice. 3ui32o lr bu: sweet potatoes, Illinois
1.30 3,1.75 per bbl; Jerseys $2.aiai75. Apples
Common, 1.&X&1.5J per bbl; good, Jl.T.tffr
Km; choice to fancy, t-.ZS'&i.o). t'ranberries
li-Cape Cod, fancy. S8.5Ma7.au i-er bbl; Jerueja,
Nxw York. Oct. Si.
Wheat No. S red winter cash, l.Ui!ial.0H:
to December, tl.OSH: do January.
lorn No. - mixed cash, 7Jc; November, Guc;
Lcember. 674-; Jauuary. Mtc Oats-Dull
lit steady: No. t mixed cash, 3t$ic: De-
rmber, W?6c: January, 3BJgc Rye iuiet
Pt firm: western to arrive. 1.0tJl.i'l. Barley
v eax; No. t Aluwaunee to arrive, 7Jc. Pork
steady; new mess, 111.00. Lard Quiet;-
December. (6.4U; January, So.50; February,
Live Stock: Cat tie Market opened active
nd closed firm at an advance of 15c per KO
m. Texans and Colorado. 13. 105. 7&-. bulls
kid dry cows. 1.8tfS!!.8U. bheep and Lambs
beep, slow; lambs, weak at a reduction of Ha
jrr lb; sheep, S3.U6&4.1S per 1UU lbs: lambs.
M?HMi.5u. Hogs Market weak; live hogs.
k.4MS.0u per 1U lbs.
The Weather W. May expect.
Washington, Oct 3L The followinz are
be weather indications for twenty-four hoirs
torn 8 p. m. yesterday: For Iowa Fair
feather today and tomorrow; much cola, r.
tith a cold wave; northwesterly gales. For
linois Generally fair weather: colder by
night: southwesterly galea. For Wisconsin
Fair weather, except light rain in extre-ne
brthern portion: much colder by tonigut;
For Lppsr Michigan
air, weather and stationary temperature in
istern. light rain and cooler by tonight in
estern portion: southwesterly galea. For
idiana and Lower Michigan Fair, weather;
ationary temperature: southerly winds.
Th. Detroit Fabile Building.
WAKRIXftTnW fVt. St RM. .nnnu
I tne treasury department yesterday for
kntructing the public buildinn at De-
foit, Mich. E. F. Gobel was the lowest
idder. at I247.SIL ,
A 12 year-old boy has been locked up at
Chicago on a charge of arson.
Simon son & West, cloak manufacturers
of Xew York, have failed for $180,000.
The town of Majunka, in the island of
Madagascar, has been almost entirely de
stroyed by fire.
The mountains south of Sheffield, Ala.,
are being swept by fire, destroying a vast
amount of property.
The National Press, of Dublin, says a
plot exists to murder William O'Brien.
The police do not credit it.
The comments of the London papers
on the Chilian incident are gen
erally criticisms of this country.
The postmaster of Elkton, N. C, was
shot in his office by some unknown per
son. No cause can be assigned for the
The French senate has fixed a duty of 25
francs on American salt pork imported
into that country. This action removes
J udge R. A. Debolt, a member of the
Forty-fourth congress and past grand
master of the Missouri Odd Fellows died
at Trenton, Mo.
Esquire Duncan, of Canton county.
Ills., attempted to commit suicide by
htDging. He was discovered in time to
save his life.
An Alabama couple cot married at the
state fair grounds and took their weddiDg
tour in a balloon. They have not sime !
beea heard from. j
KJward Cooper, whose brother was in ,
jail at Decatur, Ilia, has also been sent to I
jail for supplying his brother with whisky,
upon vi hich be got drunk. i
Congressman Outhwaito is very sick I
with pneumonia at his homeatCoIum
bjs, O. He caught the disease while on
the stump for Governor Campbell.
At a meeting of the coal producing com
panies at New York it was decided to
allow an output of 4,000.000 bushels. This
is practically unlimited production.
There is a strike among the June Man
ufacturing company's employes at Belvi
dere. Ills., owing to the discharge of five
men who were the leaders of a proposed
Jesse Seligman, the New York banker
and millionaire, has been sounding the
financiers of Germany on the question of
an international agreement for the coin
age of silver.
Professor Martin W. Sampson, profes
sor of English in the state university of
Iowa, has been appointed assistant pro
fessor of English at the Stanford univer
sity of California.
It is alleged that General Garcia, the
Mexican military efflcer operating on the
harder, is hanging and shooting people
with little regard to guilt or innocence,
in connection with the recent attempt to
raise a revolution in that country.
A man at Appletorj, Wis., made love to
a widow the day of his wife's funeral, aud
being a Roman Catholic obtained a dis
pensation to marry her.she leing the dead
wife's sister. Then he transferred bis
affections to another woman, and now has
to pay the widow 1700 for her damaged
A W ire Murderer Found Guilty.
Milwaukee, Oct.. 8L Tne Jury in the
case of Virgil J. Muggley, charged with
the murder of bis wife, yesterday rendered
a verdict of murder in the first degree.
I Single Copies 8 Coat.
Fer Week ISM Cents
Maat Fly the National Knalgn.
Washington', Oct. 31. The adjutant
general has decided that all military col
leges receiving arms and ammunition
from the national government for the ,
purposes of instruction, and to which an
officer of the United States army has been
detailed as professor of military tactics,
must display the national flag on all occa
sions when, under army regulations, the ,
use of a flag is called for.
New Tin Mine Discovered.
Sax Francisco, Oct. 3i. From advices
just received from Caliente it is learned
that a new tin mine has just been discov
ered at Kerneville, in Kern county, about
forty miles eff the railroad, by William
Walker. Much excitement has been caused
in the neighborhood over the find.
Tim. on the Oarfield Park Course.
Chicago, Oct 31. Following are the re
sults of the races at Garfield park yester
day: Cast Out, i mile, 1:16?; Louise, &X
furlongs Black Bart, 1 mile, 1:44V;
Warren Leland, mile, 1:14: Ella Black
burn, I mile, l:43i'; Vidette, mile. 1:16.
Where London Papers Get Their Ideaav
London. Oct. 31. A letter signed "An
American" was published yesterday by
the Loudon Times iu which the writer as
serts that the attitude of the United
States in regard to Chillis entirely doe
t o the approaching elections. '
Terrible Destruelion of Life.
London, Oct 31. A dispatch from Hi
ogo, Japan, says that it Is estimated that
the total number of persons who lost
their lives -by the earthquake exceeds
8,000. Many vessels are -reported to have
been wrecked in the vicinity of Hiogo.
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